Katherine Baker, 2021
Writing box with pines, plum, chrysanthemums, and paulownia
1 year Art in Bloom participant
I selected the suzuribako for its floral motifs and stark colors. Two containers reflect the spilt design of the box. The smaller container represents the trees of the black section. The larger imitates a garden nestled under those trees.
Floral Arrangement Inspired by...
Writing box with pines, plum, chrysanthemums, and paulownia, 16th century
Black lacquer with gold maki-e, pearskin ground (nashiji), and pictorial pearskin ground (e-nashiji)
Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation 2015.79.407a-f
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